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Costs of maternal health-related complications in Bangladesh.

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This paper assesses both out-of-pocket payments for healthcare and losses of productivity over six months postpartum among women who gave birth in Matlab, Bangladesh. The hypothesis of the study objective is that obstetric morbidity leads women to seek care at which time out-of-pocket expenditure is incurred. Second, a woman may also take time out from employment or from doing her household chores. This loss of resources places a financial burden on the household that may lead to reduced cons...

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10.3329/jhpn.v30i2.11315

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of health, population, and nutrition
Volume:
30
Issue:
2
Pages:
205-212
Publication date:
2012-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2072-1315
ISSN:
1606-0997
Source identifiers:
344236
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:344236
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uuid:3b23f193-af32-4182-be88-fc1fe15b3f6a
Local pid:
pubs:344236
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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